A woman discusses growing up in a family with mental illness and addiction and the turning point that ended up in meaningful work and finding her tribe.
The 3rd post in MONKEYTRAPS 101: Bert’s Crash Course in Control. A short video of Bert teaching what control looks like and how it is related to addiction.
The 2nd post in MONKEYTRAPS 101: Bert’s Crash Course in Control. A short video introduces Bert, why he’s so controlling & how to recognize him in your life.
Steve writes about monkeytraps: a metaphor for any situation that pulls you into holding on when you really need to let go. Your need to control.
Rachel writes an informative post describing bipolar and high sensitivity. She also writes about her experiences with both and how she copes.
In this video interview, Denny talks about her insights re stigma; suicide; self-care; medical help; and seeing and hearing things that aren’t really there.
MHT editor David Templin struggles with work related anxiety. To cope he rebels against structure. Read how he is changing his attitude and rebelling against anxiety instead.